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jack·screw

(jak'skrū),
A threaded device used in appliances for the separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew

/jack·screw/ (-skroo) a screw-turned device to expand the dental arch and move individual teeth.

jackscrew

[jak′skro̅o̅]
a threaded device used in orthodontic appliances for the separation or approximation of teeth or jaw segments.

jack·screw

(jak'skrū)
A threaded device used in appliances for the separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew

A dental device used to pull together or push apart teeth or jaw fragments.

jack·screw

(jak'skrū)
Threaded device used in dental appliances for separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew,

n a threaded device used in appliances for separation or approximation of teeth or jaw segments.
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